|Misc Phelps Court Records
Cumberland Court Court Order
Book, June 1749- May 1756
1749 - Cumberland Co., VA Court Order Book
June 1749- May 1756 -
28 Aug. 1749 - Benjamin BRYAN, Plaintiff,
began a suit against Margaret PHELPS, Executors, Samuel PHELPS and William
PHELPS of John PHELPS, deceased, Defendants. In Case. Imparlance
granted. Part I, p.19.
27 Nov. 1749 - Case continued. Part
1750 - Cumberland Co., VA Court Order Book
June 1749- May 1756
26 March 1750 - Case of BRYAN vs. PHELPS
continued. Part I, p.56.
26 March 1750 - Benj. BRYAN, Plt.,
against Margaret PHELPS, Executor of Samuel PHELPS & William PHELPS,
Exors. & c. of John PHELPS, Deceased, Defts} In Case. Continued.
Part I, p. 56.
24 July 1750 - Case to be settled by
a jury the 4th Monday in August. In Case. The plea of the said Defendants
is Insufficient, therefore because it is not known what damages the Plaintiff
hath sustained, the sherif is commanded to call a jury for next court.
Part I, p.123.
24 Sept. 1750 - It is ordered that
the PHELPS pay their witness, Robert EASLEY, one hundred and forty five
(145) pounds of Nett Tobacco for one days attendance and coming forty miles
and returning. Part I, p.171.
27 November 1750 - In Case. This
day came a jury, to wit, Francis STEGAR and company, who returned a Verdict
for the Plaintiff for two hundred and sixty pounds and a half of Tobacco
with his costs. Part I, p.189.
1752 - Cumberland Co., VA Court Order Book
June 1749- May 1756 -
25 August 1752 - An Indenture of Bargin
and Sale between Wm. STONE and William PHELPS was recorded. Elizabeth,
Wm. STONE's wife, relinquished her right of dower. Part I, p.34,35.
25 August 1752 - Cumberland Co., VA
Deed Bk. 2, p.16, 17. Wm. STONE sold 100 acres of land in Southam
Parish, in Cumberland Co. to William PHELPS for the consideration of fifty
(50) Pounds, on the Watson Branch bound by land owned by the said William
PHELPS, Joseph WOODSON, John CURD and Roderick EASLY.
1753 - Cumberland Co., VA Court Order Book
June 1749- May 1756, -
30 May 1753, John DARRACOTT, Plt.,
sued Samuel and William PHELPS, Defendants. In debt. The case
was dismissed. Part I, p.84.
1756 - Cumberland Co. Order Bk., p.393.
May Court 1756 - Sarah PHELPS, the wife of William PHELPS, came into court
to Relinquish her right to Dower to the land conveyed by her husband to
John CARLYLE dated 29 March 1755.
Transcribed and submitted by Mary